Maldonado Lotus test

Lotus: A positive day

Lotus F1 Team commenced the first of two days testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with race driver Pastor Maldonado on driving duties. The team enjoyed a full and productive morning, but ran less...
Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 E23.Spanish Grand Prix, Sunday 10th May 2015. Barcelona, Spain.

Lotus: That was an eventful race for us

Romain Grosjean drove a measured and accomplished Spanish Grand Prix to finish eighth despite a mid-race loss of fourth gear, whilst a strong run from Pastor Maldonado was compromised by an additional pit...
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Lotus: We didn’t quite have top ten pace

Romain Grosjean placed eleventh and Pastor Maldonado twelfth in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix, meaning for the first time this year the team failed to break into the top ten on the grid. Both cars...
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Lotus tensions rising over FP1 driver issue

Tension is reportedly brewing between Lotus teammates Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado, over who sits out in FP1. In China and Bahrain, Frenchman Grosjean sat out Friday practice so that team...
(L to R): Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team and Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Lotus F1 Team with special race overalls and car livery to promote the film Mad Max: Fury Road.Spanish Grand Prix, Friday 8th May 2015. Barcelona, Spain.

Lotus gets into Mad Max mode

Lotus F1 Team, in co-operation with Warner Bros. Pictures, has prepared a radical-looking proposal for an alternative Formula 1 future. The vehicle - designated the Lotus F1 Team Mad Max Hybrid – is a...
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Lotus short nose fails mandatory crash test

Lotus has had to leave the centrepiece of its Spanish Grand Prix upgrade package back at Enstone. Auto Motor und Sport reported that the team wanted to debut a new, ultra-short nose at the Spanish...
Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 E23.Chinese Grand Prix, Sunday 12th April 2015. Shanghai, China.

Grosjean: We got everything right from China onwards

Romain Grosjean is enjoying a renaissance this season, after a woeful 2014, but one feels that more is to come from the Lotus driver who speaks about driving with his eyes closed and 'the bloody French',...
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Maldonado refuses to sit out FP1 for Palmer

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is refusing to budge as his team attempts to accommodate Friday driver Jolyon Palmer. In China and Bahrain, Maldonado's race teammate Romain Grosjean sat out Friday practice...
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Maldonado hits back at Crashtor reputation

Pastor Maldonado has fended off his growing reputation as a crash-prone Formula 1 driver. The Telegraph newspaper said a nickname doing the rounds for the Venezuelan is 'Crashtor', while one...